Be aware of scammers impersonating as IMDA officers and report any suspicious calls to the police. Please note that IMDA officers will never call you nor request for your personal information. For scam-related advice, please call the Anti-Scam helpline at 1800-722-6688 or go to www.scamalert.sg.

Mobile Access for Seniors

About Mobile Access for Seniors

Mobile Access for Seniors is a scheme that supports the Seniors Go Digital programme and promotes the Data for All initative. It provides subsidised smartphone and mobile plans to lower-income seniors who want to go digital, but cannot afford them.

Who can qualify?

Individuals who meet the listed eligibility criteria, and have attended IMDA’s Seniors Go Digital – learning programme1 and picked up at least one (1) basic digital skill at SG Digital community hubs:

Eligibility criteria
Age 60 years old and above2
Citizenship Singapore Citizen
Current beneficiary of the selected government assistance scheme
  • MSF’s ComCare Long Term Assistance (LTA); OR
  • MSF’s ComCare Short-to-Medium Term Assistance (SMTA); OR
  • HDB’s Public Rental Scheme
Others Not an existing IMDA Home Access beneficiary who has received a smartphone

[1]Does not include online learning modes.

[2]Based on birth year.

How to apply?

Eligible seniors may approach our Digital Ambassadors at any of the SG Digital community hubs located at selected Community Clubs/Centres and public libraries3 after attending our Seniors Go Digital - learning programme and picking up at least one (1) basic digital skill, such as basic digital communication skills, navigating government digital services, or transacting with e-payments. Visit Seniors Go Digital Website or call 6377 3800 to find your nearest hub.

Only 1 registration per senior is required.

[3]The SG Digital community hubs will be closed on public holidays. Please check Seniors Go Digital Website for updates on opening dates and hours.

Mobile Access plans – for eligible seniors only

Eligible seniors may enjoy the following subsidised product and service:

  • 2-years mobile plan, at $5.10 per month
  • Smartphone, starting from $20.00 (1-time cost).

The subsidised plan will come with:

  • Free SIM card registration;
  • Free caller ID;
  • Unlimited incoming local calls;
  • Continued mobile data connectivity, with no excess data charges; and
  • Other value-added services.

Details of mobile access plan options:

(Effective Date: 1 January 2024)

SIMBA SINGTEL
2-Years Mobile Plan4
20 GB
300 mins6
30 SMS6
5 GB
350 mins
50 SMS
Smartphone4,5
  • Xiaomi Redmi A2+
$20
  • Realme C30 4G
$20
  • Vivo Y02t
$29
  • OPPO A17K
$31
  • ZTE Blade A72 5G
$59
  • Samsung Galaxy A14 4G
$51

All prices are inclusive of GST.

[4] Redemption is subject to terms and conditions of the scheme and participating telcos.
[5] The choice of smartphone is subject to stock availability at the time of redemption.
[6] Unlimited mobile to mobile local calls, and unlimited local SMS to SIMBA numbers.

Mobile Access brochure

Full Brochure (4 languages)
(Last updated on 1 January 2024)

Contact

For more enquiries, you may email us at info@imda.gov.sg or call 6377 3800.

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